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OneSearch allows you to search for books, articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers, streaming video and DVDs (media), or to search across all of our resources in one place.


If you know the name of the database you are looking for, choose it from the following list:


You can also view a list of databases that are best for a specific subject area:

View a full alphabetical list of available databases here:

Search the Library for academic journals, newspapers, or magazines:


Our Research Guides help you find resources specific to your subject area or course. Choose a subject or course name from the list below to view the guide for that topic, or view a list of all our research guides.


Search the Library's Frequently Asked Questions:



Need help with your research? Chat with a Librarian online through our ask-a-librarian service.
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Internet Archive Scholar searches over 25 million research articles preserved in the Internet Archive, from digitized copies of 18th century journals to Open Access conference proceedings and pre-prints. Click for more info.
New pickup and drop off service: click this slide to schedule a time to pick up or drop off library books.
National Geographic Magazine Virtual Archive, 1888-1994. Browse the full text of magazines or search a variety of images such as maps, charts, engravings, portraits, and diagrams. Click slide for more info and link to archive.
Introducing the Library's new online video streaming service, Academic Video Online (AVON). Includes over 70,000 streaming video titles in anthropology, business, environment, health, history, politics, racial justice, LGBT studies, science, and more! Featuring documentaries, lectures, tv programs, training, news, and interviews.
Open Educational Resources (OER) are free teaching, learning, an
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CSI Library's website on Race Matters and Social Justice
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Explore Our FDLP Government Documents Collection

Library Services

Need help with your research? Contact a Librarian using our 24/7 chat reference service available on the homepage or through our Contact Us page:

You may also schedule a virtual research consultation appointment with a subject librarian:

Library faculty have developed a growing suite of instructional video tutorials to teach information literacy concepts and skills, and how to access resources:

Please use the Reservation System to arrange for pick up of Library materials: Once you have the information for the books you'd like to check out, schedule a time to pick up the books and we'll grab them and have them ready for you:

Use the secure Book Drop box located outside the Library doors to drop off circulating books

Search for books, articles, and other online materials using OneSearch, our one-stop search tool:

Access specific databases for articles and ebooks using our A-Z list:

Find subject and course-specific research guides at:

Library Hours


In order to promote a safe study environment, the Library employs social distancing and the CUNY mask mandate.

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Need Help?

Our online chat service is available 24/7 and is designed to support the CSI community needing assistance with research and other curricular issues. If a CUNY librarian is not available, an academic librarian from one of our partner libraries will assist you.